Special Report

Counties With the Best Health Insurance Coverage

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45. Elk County, Pennsylvania
> Adults under 65, no health insurance: 3.6%
> Adults under 65, Medicare coverage (or multiple types): 4.5% — 1,034th highest of 2,946 counties
> Adults under 65, Medicaid coverage (or multiple types): 21.8% — 1,411th lowest of 2,946 counties
> Adults under 65, VA coverage (or multiple types): 1.4% — 1,323rd highest of 2,946 counties
> Adults under 65, employer-based insurance (or multiple types): 71.7% — 164th highest of 2,946 counties
> Adults under 65, direct-purchase insurance (or multiple types): 10.5% — 1,253rd highest of 2,946 counties
> Adults under 65, Tricare/military insurance (or many types): 0.6% — 349th lowest of 2,946 counties

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44. Essex County, Massachusetts
> Adults under 65, no health insurance: 3.6%
> Adults under 65, Medicare coverage (or multiple types): 2.7% — 770th lowest of 2,946 counties
> Adults under 65, Medicaid coverage (or multiple types): 27.6% — 814th highest of 2,946 counties
> Adults under 65, VA coverage (or multiple types): 0.5% — 184th lowest of 2,946 counties
> Adults under 65, employer-based insurance (or multiple types): 63.6% — 722nd highest of 2,946 counties
> Adults under 65, direct-purchase insurance (or multiple types): 10.4% — 1,309th highest of 2,946 counties
> Adults under 65, Tricare/military insurance (or many types): 0.5% — 271st lowest of 2,946 counties

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43. Hancock County, Kentucky
> Adults under 65, no health insurance: 3.5%
> Adults under 65, Medicare coverage (or multiple types): 4.2% — 1,158th highest of 2,946 counties
> Adults under 65, Medicaid coverage (or multiple types): 26.5% — 945th highest of 2,946 counties
> Adults under 65, VA coverage (or multiple types): 0.5% — 125th lowest of 2,946 counties
> Adults under 65, employer-based insurance (or multiple types): 65.3% — 569th highest of 2,946 counties
> Adults under 65, direct-purchase insurance (or multiple types): 6.8% — 268th lowest of 2,946 counties
> Adults under 65, Tricare/military insurance (or many types): 2.2% — 740th highest of 2,946 counties

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42. Chittenden County, Vermont
> Adults under 65, no health insurance: 3.5%
> Adults under 65, Medicare coverage (or multiple types): 2.5% — 625th lowest of 2,946 counties
> Adults under 65, Medicaid coverage (or multiple types): 18.3% — 923rd lowest of 2,946 counties
> Adults under 65, VA coverage (or multiple types): 0.8% — 459th lowest of 2,946 counties
> Adults under 65, employer-based insurance (or multiple types): 70.2% — 235th highest of 2,946 counties
> Adults under 65, direct-purchase insurance (or multiple types): 10.4% — 1,261st highest of 2,946 counties
> Adults under 65, Tricare/military insurance (or many types): 1.7% — 1,224th highest of 2,946 counties

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41. Keokuk County, Iowa
> Adults under 65, no health insurance: 3.5%
> Adults under 65, Medicare coverage (or multiple types): 3.2% — 1,119th lowest of 2,946 counties
> Adults under 65, Medicaid coverage (or multiple types): 26.3% — 971st highest of 2,946 counties
> Adults under 65, VA coverage (or multiple types): 2.2% — 409th highest of 2,946 counties
> Adults under 65, employer-based insurance (or multiple types): 58.9% — 1,179th highest of 2,946 counties
> Adults under 65, direct-purchase insurance (or multiple types): 14.4% — 396th highest of 2,946 counties
> Adults under 65, Tricare/military insurance (or many types): 1.1% — 1,027th lowest of 2,946 counties